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Posted by **Joy** on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 6:58am.

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x-8 x=2

how do you solve this

- college algebra -
**drwls**, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 7:09amYou will have to write it in a way that makes sense.

3 does not equal 4.

- college algebra -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 7:09amIf it is

4 3

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2 (x-8)

You would cross multiply to get

4(x-8)=3*2

Expand

4x-32=6

Isolate x

4x = 6+32=38

x=38/4=19/2